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Patients of Tampa General Hospital and USF Health have greater access to their medical records as part of Cures Act

USF Health and TGH patients will provide more complete medical records through the MyChart patient portal in advance of a new federal rule change. Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, […]

USF Health surpasses 100K telehealth visits

In the wake of a pandemic that forced the closing of many health care practices, USF Health quickly found a way to keep making life better for patients […]

Autoantibody order, timing helps predict genetically susceptible children most likely to get type 1 diabetes

USF Health-led TEDDY analysis focuses on development of multiple distinct autoantibodies targeting insulin-producing cells, from initial autoimmunity to symptomatic disease TAMPA, Fla. — Children with multiple islet autoantibodies […]

Get out the vote! And vote safely.

COVID-19 has prevented access to many things, but voting in the General Election this November is not one of them. From a medical perspective, there are a few […]

Telehealth saves USF Health patients and the environment

As COVID-19 forced the closing of many health care practices, USF Health quickly shifted gears in March to convert patient appointments from in-person to telehealth. Since then, patients […]

USF coordinates first nationwide network to study rare forms of diabetes

Dr. Jeffrey Krischer of the USF Health Informatics Institute oversees the new NIH-funded study Tampa, FL (Sept. 30, 2020) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Health […]

USF Health Briefs Video Series

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a lasting impact on the way we live, work and interact. Watch Dr. Bryan Bognar, vice dean of the Morsani College of Medicine […]

Clinical trial shows first 3D printed nasal swabs work as well as commercial swabs for COVID-19 diagnostic testing

The device invented by USF Health doctors, teaming with Tampa General Hospital, Northwell Health and Formlabs, has been used worldwide to address critical shortages of test kit swabs […]

USF Health Grateful Patient Series: Dr. Harry van Loveren and Greg Strachov

Greg Strachov of Citrus County, FL, has been an artist for more than 40 years, garnering numerous local, national and international awards for his watercolors. In the fall […]

New USF Health Cardiologist Helps Heart Failure Patients with Remote Monitoring System

Robby Wu, DO, assistant professor of medicine in the Morsani College of Medicine and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist for USF Health and Tampa General Hospital, joined […]

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